Chanel, Hermès, Dior, Louis Vuitton… Fashion or Design? Big Branded Bags promise exclusivity yet are made in their thousands. They often base their success on one design that hasn’t evolved much over the years… Big Branded Bags as opposed to independent designer bags: is a name or a big logo more important than style, origin […] The post Big Branded Bags, Fashion or Design? appeared first on Steven Harkin.
The making of a luxury bespoke bag Two challenging weeks for Steven Harkin as he has been prototyping then making a bespoke bag for a very posh customer, a Lady. Her prompt involved, among a series of challenges, that the bag would need to be extensible in height. And of course LUXURY is a key […] The post A very bespoke bag appeared first on Steven Harkin.
Luxe Backpack Trend Alert Among the many handbag trends for 2016/17 – from cross-body bags to “fanny bags”, top handle boxy bags and bucket bags to name but a few – the rucksack is my favourite. Once humble symbol of the budget traveller, it is the new brief-case, hand bag and holdall, rolled into one, […] The post Luxe Backpack Trend Alert appeared first on Steven Harkin.
10 reasons why we love Steven Harkin bags Last month, a lovely customer called to order her Steven Harkin handbag number 10! I have to share her words, they were so good to hear: “when I carry a Harkin bag, I don’t need to wear jewellery” … Isn’t this the best compliment ever? Thank you so much […] The post Why we love Steven Harkin bags appeared first on Steven Harkin.
Bags with metal handles as a feature One material Steven Harkin likes to use aside from leather, is anodised aluminium. It’s light and he can shape it into any curve his design is asking for. He has created special tools to bend it into the metal handles that often decorate his leather bags. The most iconic bag using […] The post Metal Handles Bag To Stand Out with Style appeared first on Steven Harkin.